Miami Lakes Brach Library August events

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 0 Comments

Miami Lakes Brach Library August events

Miami Lakes Branch Library announced the following programs that are available for the public during August:

For Children and Families:

Edible Book Contest – Participants are asked to create an edible display inspired by their favorite book, author, cover art or character, including comics and manga. Registration was required by Saturday, July 28. Entries should be brought to the Branch Library by 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 4. Judging begins at 3 p.m. and winners will be announced at 4 p.m. (Note: Interested participants who have not registered by the deadline should contact the Branch at 305-822-6520 to see if their entry will be accepted.)

Libraries Rock! Just Dance – Dance to celebrate the finale of this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. Space is limited. Best for ages 4 years and up at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 4.

Libraries Rock! Movies and Stories for Kids – Watch favorite movies with family and friends. Events made possible by the Town of Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board at 11 a.m. on Wednesdays, August 8, 15 and 29.

Baby and Me Group – A free 10-week series giving parents and caregivers an opportunity to develop close relationships with their infants, ages birth to 6 months. Space is limited and registration is required until the group is full. Participants must attend a minimum of 8 classes in a program sponsored by The Children’s Trust. Series runs at 10 a.m. weekly from Thursday, August 16, to Thursday October 18. Call 305-243-8425 or email for more information and to register.

Library Lego Club – Let imaginations run wild as participants build and create with LEGO blocks. All ages welcome at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 18.

For Teens:

Libraries Rock! Hour of Code – Broaden knowledge in computer science. Hour of Code aims to demystify coding and prove that anyone can learn the basics of this useful skill. Best for ages 8-18 years at 5 p.m. on Monday, August 6.

D & D and More - Create your own adventure with this classic role-playing game or play chess, Shadow Hunters, Go and more. Best for ages 12 years and up at 5:30 p.m. on Mondays, August 13, 20 and 27.

Teen Club presents Batman Ninja PG-13 – Batman Ninja takes a journey across the ages as Gorilla Grodd’s time displacement machine transports many of Batman’s worst enemies to Feudal Japan, along with the Dark Knight and a few of his allies. Batman must rely on his intellect and his allies, including Catwoman and the extended Bat-family, to restore order to the land and return to present-day Gotham City. Made possible by the Town of Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, August 7.

Teen Club Presents: Cupcake Battle – Celebrate back-to-school with a cupcake battle, See if you have the cupcake decorating skills to most accurately portray the pre-chosen themes. Event scheduled at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, August 14.

Teen Club Presents: Retro Gaming – Best for ages 12-18 years at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, August 28.  

 For Adults:

Book Discussion Group – This month’s selection is “The Nightingale” by Kristen Hannah at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 21.

Introduction to Sahaja Meditation – Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique that helps reduce stress and increase wellness. It brings focus and helps people become more centered and better balanced. Ages 10 years and up at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 18.

Mario Diaz-Balart Outreach Table - A member of Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart’s staff will be available to discuss federal issues and address any concerns a constituent may have with a federal agency, at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 22.

Beginners Yoga – Library staff will lead a beginners’ Yoga class. Follow along to learn the Yoga poses at 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 25.

Miami Lakes Branch Library is located at 6699 Windmill Gate Road and is open Monday and Tuesday from noon to 8 p.m., and Wednesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The branch is closed on Sundays. For more information, call 305-822-6520.


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